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Vern Fryklund Northwest Invitational Golf Tournament
Mesaba Country Club
P.O. Box 157 - Hibbing, Minnesota 55746

Northwest  - 2019 Tournament Info


Minnesota's Premier Match Play Golf Tournament 2019 Info -

The Mesaba Country Club cordially invites you to participate in the 92nd annual Vern Fryklund Northwest Invitational match play golf tournament to be held on August 30th through Sept. 2nd,  2018.  

This event draws many of the top players in the state of Minnesota and players from around the country, including Celtic basketball legend and Hall of Famer, Kevin McHale.

The 2018 tournamentChampion, was won by four time champion Dave Carothers.   The event also features players of every handicap level so everyone will have a chance to be competitive in  their respective flights.
2018 Champion
Dave Carothers
2018 Entry Fee: 
    $240 -  if received before August 11th  (Early Bird Rate)
     $265 -  if received after August 11th


AGES 18 & UNDER
    
$185  -  if received before August 11th   (Early Bird Rate)
    $210  - if received after August 11th


Included with entry:
  
* Thursday practice round
    * Two tee prizes
    * Complimentary drink tickets
    * Gift Certificates in excess of $18,000  
($700 .00 - 1st place prize)
    * Chance to win Friday flag event prizes
    * Chance to win a hole in one prize including:  $10,000 cash and three
       other great prizes valued at $500 or more!   
    * Putting contest  good for a chance to win a weeks stay in Sanibel, Florida
    * Friday evening banquet
    * Sunday cocktails & hor d'oeuvres

   * Loads of fun & memories to last a lifetime


                    
2019 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY - August 29th
    
Complimentary practice round, featuring skins game and flag events.

*Putting Contest........12:00 to 6:30 p.m(Win a weeks stay on Sanibel Island, Florida)


¨FRIDAY - Aug.  30th

    Qualifying round - 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
     (features on course games & contests)
   
     Breakfast Buffet............. 7:00 a.m.  to 11:00 a.m
     Lunch.................... 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    
Dinner buffet........... 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  (Included with entry)
    

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SATURDAY - Aug. 31st
    First Round of Play - 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    
     Breakfast Buffet............. 7:00 a.m.  to 11:00 a.m.
     Lunch / Dinner.................11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

*Putting Contest.......11:00 to 6:30 p.m(Win a weeks stay on Sanibel Island, Florida)
*Match Play Putting TournamentStroke Play Qualifying with top four players advancing to match play.   Starts at 7:15 p.m. (upper putting green under the lights)  $10 entry

  * Texas Hold’em Tournament....Approx.- 8:45 p.m.
  *Live Entertainment -  featuring:  (to be announced). . .8:00 to 12:00pm

                                                                                         
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SUNDAY - Sept. 1st
    Second Round of Play - 7:20 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

     Breakfast Buffet............. 7:00 a.m.  to 11:00 a.m
     Lunch.................... 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  
  Buffalo Open  -One Club Tournament  6:15 P.M.  (holes 1, 8, 9)
    
Cocktails & Hor d'oeuvres - 6:00 to 9:00p.m.  (Included with entry)
     
                                                               
¨MONDAY - September  2nd
    Final Round of Play - 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

     Breakfast Buffet............. 7:00 a.m.  to 11:00 a.m
     Lunch/Dinner... ........ 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

      Awards Presentation   (approx.  5:30 p.m.)
Sanibel Putting Contest
Thursday August 29th
12:00 to 6:00 pm
Saturday, Sept. 1st
11:00 - 6:30pm

Chance to win a weeks stay in Sanibel, Florida!
Generously donated by:
Art Corace
Friday Hole-In-One Prizes - 2019
Hole #7  Callaway Golf Equipment
Hole #8  $500 Visa Gift Card
Hole #11  $10,000 Cash
Hole#15  50" Big Screen 4K TV

Friday Special Events
Closest #8 -  Datrek Stand Bag
Closest 2nd #10  - Callaway Stand Bag
Closest #11 - Foot Joy Contour Shoes
Closest #15  - Cleveland Wedge
Long Putt #18 - Odyssey Putter
Minnesota's Northwest Golf Tournament - Putting Contest
Match Play Putting Tourney
Saturday, Aug. 31st  -  7:15 pm
Under the Lights
$10 entry fee - cash payback
Buffalo Open golf tournament logo
  Buffalo Open
One club two man
   alternate shot
3- hole Shoot-out
Sunday - September 1st   6:15 pm
$10 Entry - Cash Payback
2016 Buffalo Open
One Club Champions
One club champs Shane Eastman and Jeff Stimac
Jeff Stimac & Shane Eastman
RV Vehicle
RV & Camping Available for Tournament Week.